Dr. Alvin Padilla Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 every year as a time to recognize and celebrate the many contributions, diverse cultures, and extensive histories […]
One of the most important verbs or, more specifically commands, in the Old Testament is the imperative to remember. “Remember the seventh day to keep it holy . . . Remember that you were strangers in Egypt.” Remember . . .
“President Sunquist, are you willing to make a covenant with Black church leaders of Boston?” Not spoken so much as a challenge than an offer and a blessing, Rev. Dana Gonsal’s question sent my soul spinning. A covenant?
Reconciliation is at the core of the gospel. God reconciled humanity to himself through the cross. Our own reconciliation with one another then comes as a miraculous extension of reconciliation with God.
Dr. Richard Lints This blog originally appeared in Christianity Today. Part of the task of the church is making the case that the church’s mission actually contributes to the flourishing […]
As Billy Graham told the story at Gordon-Conwell’s 25th anniversary commencement, Harold Ockenga asked him in the late 60s where they would locate the united seminary: Philadelphia or Boston?
From the extensive experience of many cities came the new work of providing contextualized theological education in urban Boston to Christians of diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.
I am a historian. While studying the history of our Boston urban program (the Campus for Urban Ministerial Education, known as CUME) a few weeks ago, I was reminded of a conversation I had this past summer with Dr. Eldin Villafañe, the first CUME director.
I believe we need to be both vigilant and kind as Christians.
As Gordon-Conwell reflects back on Black History Month, we wanted to pose a contemplative question to a few of our students: how has Black history shaped your calling and formation? […]